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    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge.

    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge, Bridges, Point Peter
    • View from the bridge looking southeast toward Wilmington waterfront and the confluence of the Northeast and Northwest branches of the river. Point Peter is on the left and Eagles Island to the right. On December 10, 1929, the twin bridges over the...
    • Harry Warren

    • Museum Directors; North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences
    • Photograph of Harry Warren dining at Riverboat Landing restaurant. Harry Warren, a native of Wilmington, NC, earned his BA in History at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and his MA in History and museology at East Carolina University. ...
    • Jonathan Barfield, Jr.

    • Real estate agents; New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners
    • Portrait of Jonathan Barfield, Jr. Jonathan Barfield, Jr. (1966- ) was born in Columbus, OH and has been a resident of Wilmington, NC since the age of one. He is a graduate of New Hanover High School. Barfield is the owner of Barfield &...
    • Hiroshi Sueyoshi

    • Pottery; Louise Wells Cameron Art Museum;
    • Hiroshi Sueyoshi working on a student's vase during a pottery class at the Pancoe Art Center in the Cameron Art Museum. Hiroshi Sueyoshi (1946- ), master potter, exhibitor, and teacher/mentor, has lived in North Carolina since 1971, and...
    • Bland Simpson

    • Simpson, Bland; Authors
    • Publicity shot of Bland Simpson. Bland Simpson (1948- ) was born and grew up in Elizabeth City, NC. He has been a teacher at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill's Creative Writing Program since 1982, and was director of the program...
    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad.

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad
    • Maintenance shop area. Since the mid-nineteenth century, Wilmington had been a railroad town, beginning with the Wilmington & Weldon Railroad, which was organized in 1838, and reportedly was at one time, the longest railroad in the world. Some...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Lumina - Movie screen.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Lumina, Lumina Pavilion, Movie Screen
    • The view of the outdoor movie screen at Lumina is taken from the upper level of the famous landmark. Silent movies were shown nightly during the summer season. In 1901, the beach car line from Wilmington to Wrightsville Beach was sold by the...
    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge.

    • Northwest Cape Fear Bridge, Bridges
    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge during construction On December 10, 1929, the twin bridges over the Northeast and Northwest Cape Fear River were opened to traffic. They replaced ferries, which had been the only mode of transportation across the...
    • Dr. Joseph Ward Hooper, Jr.

    • Physicians; New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners
    • Portrait of Dr. Joseph Ward Hooper, Jr. Joseph Ward Hooper, Jr. (1921-2002) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended New Hanover High School, Princeton University, and Harvard Medical School. When Hooper returned to Wilmington, he founded Hanover...
    • Sprunt and Dudley Mansion

    • Dudley family, Sprunt family, Front St., Nun St., Governors, mansions
    • The stately mansion on the corner of Front and Nun streets has been the home of several prominent families. It is thought to have been constructed about 1825 by Governor Dudley (1789-1855). In 1836, he became the first popularly elected Governor of...
    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. Freight yards

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, Train Yard
    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. Freight yards. Since the mid-nineteenth century, Wilmington had been a railroad town, beginning with the Wilmington & Weldon Railroad, which was organized in 1838, and reportedly was at one time, the longest railroad...
    • Wrightsville Beach - turn of the century.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Ocean View Beach
    • The southern extension of Wrightsville Beach was once called Ocean View Beach after the development company that owned that part of the beach. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage...

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